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Suspect Named In Fort Deposit Cemetery Shooting

Investigators in Fort Deposit named a suspect in a shooting that happened during a burial service at a cemetery on June 26. 

The Gipson family was saying last goodbyes to loved one, James Gipson, when a gunman opened fire at his funeral. One victim, Jerry Gipson, died and three others were injured.

Four People Shot, One Dead at Funeral in Ft. Deposit

The Ft. Deposit Police Department is investigating a shooting. The shooting occurred at a funeral at Meadow Wood Cemetery on Saturday, June 26. According to police, the shooter was removed from the funeral for disruptive behavior. He later got into a confrontation at the cemetery where he shot four people. Jerry Gibson died from his injuries in the shooting.

Three Former President Speak at John Lewis’ Funeral

Three former presidents (Bill Clinton, George Bush, & Barack Obama) are in attendance at John Lewis’ funeral as he is mourned, revered and celebrated as an American hero at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. The private funeral began Thursday morning after nearly a week of mourning that took him from his birthplace in Alabama to the nation’s capital of Washington…

Funeral Arrangements Announced for Clanton Mayor Billy Joe Driver

Billy Joe Driver, 84, of Clanton passed away July 9, 2020 at St. Vincent’s in Birmingham, Alabama due to COVID-19. He was mayor of the City of Clanton. On Monday, July 13, a walk-through visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Clanton City Hall. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, July 14, at 11:00 a.m….

More than 2,000 Fill Garrett Coliseum to Remember Life of Slain Lowndes County Sheriff

Slain Lowndes County sheriff “Big” John Williams remembered as a dedicated peace officer who loved serving the people of his county. More than 2,000 mourners filled an auditorium Monday for funeral services for the Lowndes County Sheriff. Williams was shot and killed Nov. 23 at a gas station. Sometimes known as “Big John” for his towering frame, speakers described the…

Lucy Baxley Funeral Set for Wednesday in Montgomery.

visitation will be in both Pelham and Montgmery.

Former Lieutenant Governor Lucy Baxley died on Friday. The details of her services are as follows: “A visitation will be 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at Ridout’s Southern Heritage Funeral Home in Pelham, Alabama. Also, a visitation will be 9-11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at Frazer United Methodist Church, 6000 Atlanta Highway, Montgomery, AL 36117, immediately…

Former ASU, Current NFL Football Player Attends Funeral of Slain Dallas Officers

CLEVELAND (AP) – Browns running back Isaiah Crowell attended the weekend funeral of one of the Dallas police officers slain in a recent attack by a gunman. Crowell, who had come under heavy criticism for posting an illustration on social media of an officer being killed, was invited to the service for officer Patrick Zamarripa by sergeant Demetrick Pennie, president…